Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 605 849 746
Rank change year-on-year +244 -103 -68
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 172 263 471
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.34% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 145 211 333
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £70,750 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.61% +15.00% -

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 36,723 76,592 95,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.48% 53.64% 55.79%
Number of salaries quoted 30,183 62,833 79,132
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +245 166 £47,500 -5.00% 23
UK excluding London +238 104 £42,500 -7.61% 22
London +177 62 £52,500 -4.55% 1
North of England +180 35 £42,000 -1.18% 11
Work from Home +61 22 £35,000 -44.00% 1
South East +175 21 £47,250 -2.58% 3
Yorkshire +135 21 £32,500 -31.58% 1
South West +119 20 £46,000 +10.18% 5
East of England +80 15 £45,000 -10.00%
North West +122 14 £50,000 +25.00% 8
West Midlands +96 13 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Midlands +89 13 £47,500 +18.75% 3

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 115 (66.86%) PowerShell
2 106 (61.63%) Windows
3 66 (38.37%) Active Directory
4 64 (37.21%) Microsoft
4 64 (37.21%) C#
5 63 (36.63%) VMware
6 61 (35.47%) SQL
6 61 (35.47%) SQL Server
7 43 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 40 (23.26%) .NET
8 40 (23.26%) SCCM
9 38 (22.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 37 (21.51%) Windows 10
11 36 (20.93%) DHCP
11 36 (20.93%) DNS
12 35 (20.35%) VB
12 35 (20.35%) Azure
13 34 (19.77%) Office 365
13 34 (19.77%) Linux
13 34 (19.77%) HP
13 34 (19.77%) Citrix
14 33 (19.19%) Cisco
14 33 (19.19%) Firewall
15 30 (17.44%) Change Management
15 30 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
16 29 (16.86%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (16.86%) Windows Server
17 27 (15.70%) HTML
18 25 (14.53%) CSS
18 25 (14.53%) XML

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (11.05%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.23%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.07%) Confluence
5 5 (2.91%) IIS
6 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.16%) Drupal
6 2 (1.16%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.58%) JBoss
7 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (11.05%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (8.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.16%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) ResourceLink
2 3 (1.74%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (1.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (1.16%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (20.35%) Azure
2 34 (19.77%) Office 365
3 7 (4.07%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (3.49%) AWS
4 6 (3.49%) BlazeMeter
5 4 (2.33%) IaaS
5 4 (2.33%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.74%) GitHub
6 3 (1.74%) PaaS
7 2 (1.16%) SaaS
8 1 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.93%) DHCP
1 36 (20.93%) DNS
2 33 (19.19%) Firewall
3 24 (13.95%) VPN
4 14 (8.14%) TCP/IP
5 13 (7.56%) LAN
6 12 (6.98%) Network Security
7 11 (6.40%) IPsec
7 11 (6.40%) VoIP
7 11 (6.40%) WAN
7 11 (6.40%) Wireshark
8 10 (5.81%) SSL
9 9 (5.23%) HTTP
10 8 (4.65%) VLAN
11 7 (4.07%) SAN
11 7 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.91%) Intranet
13 5 (2.91%) NetScaler
14 4 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (35.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.49%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (2.91%) QlikView
3 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.16%) DB2
5 2 (1.16%) DB2 UDB
5 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.16%) MS Access
5 2 (1.16%) MySQL
5 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.58%) Big Data
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (10.47%) Cucumber
2 16 (9.30%) Visual Studio
3 14 (8.14%) MSI
3 14 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (7.56%) SoapUI
5 12 (6.98%) Selenium
6 11 (6.40%) Postman
7 9 (5.23%) JIRA
7 9 (5.23%) WiX
8 7 (4.07%) JMeter
8 7 (4.07%) LoadRunner
8 7 (4.07%) REST Assured
8 7 (4.07%) The Grinder
9 6 (3.49%) eggPlant
9 6 (3.49%) PhpStorm
10 5 (2.91%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.91%) InstallShield
11 4 (2.33%) Maven
11 4 (2.33%) NUnit
11 4 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (13.37%) Finance
2 11 (6.40%) Legal
3 8 (4.65%) Aerospace
3 8 (4.65%) Law
3 8 (4.65%) Local Government
3 8 (4.65%) Retail
4 5 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.74%) Banking
6 2 (1.16%) Back Office
6 2 (1.16%) Electronics
6 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (20.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (16.28%) Developer
3 23 (13.37%) IT Engineer
4 19 (11.05%) Analyst
5 18 (10.47%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (7.56%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.40%) Network Engineer
7 11 (6.40%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.81%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.81%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (5.23%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.23%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.65%) Configuration Engineer
11 7 (4.07%) Administrator
11 7 (4.07%) IT Support
11 7 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.07%) VMware Engineer
12 6 (3.49%) Junior
12 6 (3.49%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.26%) .NET
2 27 (15.70%) HTML
3 25 (14.53%) CSS
3 25 (14.53%) XML
4 19 (11.05%) ASP.NET
5 17 (9.88%) SOAP
6 16 (9.30%) .NET Framework
7 15 (8.72%) REST
7 15 (8.72%) Web Services
8 13 (7.56%) Ajax
9 12 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (6.40%) jQuery
10 11 (6.40%) JSON
10 11 (6.40%) WCF
11 10 (5.81%) Node.js
11 10 (5.81%) XSD
12 9 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (5.23%) Vue.js
12 9 (5.23%) WPF
12 9 (5.23%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.49%) Clustering
2 6 (3.49%) iSeries
2 6 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (2.91%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.74%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.74%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.74%) Handset
5 3 (1.74%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.16%) AS400
6 2 (1.16%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.16%) EPoS
6 2 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.16%) User Experience
6 2 (1.16%) Verilog
6 2 (1.16%) VHDL
7 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 106 (61.63%) Windows
2 37 (21.51%) Windows 10
3 34 (19.77%) Linux
4 29 (16.86%) Windows Server
5 22 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (12.21%) Windows 7
7 14 (8.14%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (5.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (4.65%) Windows Server 2019
10 7 (4.07%) Unix
11 4 (2.33%) SUSE
11 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.16%) Android
13 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.58%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (17.44%) Change Management
3 29 (16.86%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (14.53%) Project Delivery
5 23 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (11.63%) Test Automation
7 17 (9.88%) ITIL
8 16 (9.30%) Information Security
9 14 (8.14%) CRM
9 14 (8.14%) MVC
9 14 (8.14%) Technical Leadership
10 13 (7.56%) Case Management
10 13 (7.56%) Process Improvement
11 12 (6.98%) OO
12 11 (6.40%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (6.40%) ERP
12 11 (6.40%) Scrum
12 11 (6.40%) Test Scripting
12 11 (6.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (66.86%) PowerShell
2 64 (37.21%) C#
3 61 (35.47%) SQL
4 43 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 35 (20.35%) VB
6 23 (13.37%) Java
7 18 (10.47%) C++
8 17 (9.88%) Python
9 15 (8.72%) PHP
9 15 (8.72%) VBA
10 13 (7.56%) T-SQL
11 11 (6.40%) Perl
12 10 (5.81%) C
13 9 (5.23%) VC++
14 7 (4.07%) Shell Script
15 6 (3.49%) Ruby
16 5 (2.91%) Bash Shell
16 5 (2.91%) C++/CLI
16 5 (2.91%) Groovy
17 4 (2.33%) Ada
Qualifications
1 15 (8.72%) Degree
2 12 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.23%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.91%) MCSA
5 5 (2.91%) MCSE
6 4 (2.33%) CCNA
6 4 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.16%) CISM
7 2 (1.16%) CISSP
7 2 (1.16%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.58%) CCSP
8 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.14%) GDPR
2 10 (5.81%) SLA
3 9 (5.23%) QA
4 7 (4.07%) PCI DSS
5 6 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 66 (38.37%) Active Directory
2 30 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (11.05%) XenApp
4 14 (8.14%) vSphere
5 13 (7.56%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.49%) vCloud
7 5 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.91%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.33%) Docker
9 2 (1.16%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.16%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.16%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.58%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.58%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.58%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.58%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 40 (23.26%) SCCM
2 7 (4.07%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.33%) WSUS
4 3 (1.74%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.74%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.16%) AppDNA
5 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.16%) PowerCLI
5 2 (1.16%) SCOM
5 2 (1.16%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.16%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.58%) Ansible
6 1 (0.58%) AppManager
6 1 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 63 (36.63%) VMware
3 34 (19.77%) Citrix
3 34 (19.77%) HP
4 33 (19.19%) Cisco
5 21 (12.21%) Oracle
6 15 (8.72%) Aruba
7 14 (8.14%) CheckPoint
8 13 (7.56%) IBM
9 11 (6.40%) Dell
10 8 (4.65%) SAP
11 7 (4.07%) Mitel
12 6 (3.49%) Ivanti
13 5 (2.91%) Sage
14 4 (2.33%) EMC
14 4 (2.33%) IBM Sterling
14 4 (2.33%) Intapp
14 4 (2.33%) Juniper
14 4 (2.33%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.33%) Symantec